Mennonite Church & Keyser's House. [graphic] : Built 1770. / Drawn on zinc by J. Richards.

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Mennonite Church & Keyser's House. [graphic] : Built 1770. / Drawn on zinc by J. Richards.

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Item No: pdcc00031
Title: Mennonite Church & Keyser's House. [graphic] : Built 1770. / Drawn on zinc by J. Richards.
Historic Street Address: 6121 Germantown Avenue
Historic Street Address: 6133 Germantown Avenue
Media Type: Zincographs
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Free Library of Philadelphia: Castner 38:13


Notes:

Germantown Mennonite Church (Philadelphia, Pa.)


Notes:

Hart originally issued a series of prints of Germantown between 1863 and 1888 several of which were published as John Richards' Quaint old Germantown in Pennsylvania. A series of sixty former landmarks of Germantown and vicinity... Collated, arranged and annotated by Julius Friedrich Sachse (Philadelphia, 1913), Pl. XVI. Caption in publication reads: The Mennonite church and Samuel Keyser's, built A.D. 1770 (No. 6121-31), and the Samuel Keyser House with its old pump site (Site of no. 6133-35). Demolished about 1871.


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Keyser, Samuel, 1783-1869


Notes:

View showing the stone Mennonite meetinghouse built 1770 at 6121 Germantown Avenue in the right of the image. Also shows the church burial ground and adjacent residence and shop of shoemaker Samuel Keyser (6133 Germantown Avenue). A water pump is visible near the residence. Keyser residence razed circa 1873.


Creation Year: 1870
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:40.041333
Geocode Longitude:-75.179320

Creator Name: Richards, John, -1889 - Artist
Hart, John - Printer
Hart, John - Publisher